• Principal Engineer

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.


    We are looking for a highly experienced software development and solutions engineer in our Platform Operations and IT team. Our focus is on developing and operating large scale web applications in both public and private cloud environments.  Principal software engineers at HERE are technical leaders and possess the highest level of skill and experience. They make key decisions that shape a product and are actively engaged in the process from conception through release.  The candidate would be working in a team mixed with developers and system engineers.

    What's the role?

    The ideal candidate would be open to learning and contributing to any aspect of the end to end application lifecycle. The position is dynamic in nature and involves coding applications, scripting automation, deploying, maintaining components and visualizing large datasets.

    • Responsible for architecting, coding, documenting and maintaining web applications in a fast-paced DevOps development environment
    • Develop integration strategy resulting in design and development of software integrations for third party tools and administer integration of all applications, that includes API integration of different tools and data sources
    • Solve non-trivial coding and architecture problems with simple and innovative solutions
    • Provide architecture and design thought leadership when selecting tools and setting standards
    • Work on evolution of requirements along with business and product managers
    • Provide training and coaching in a capacity as Subject Matter Expert to other engineers.

    Who are you?

    The ideal candidate would have experience in architecting solutions, working as lead developer in the implementation, and working with other teams to enhance the service based on feedback.  Experience with strong design and usage of REST API’s and Relational Database experience including being well versed in SQL.

    • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
    • 10+ years of experience architecting, designing and developing customer facing SaaS products in a highly scalable web applications environment
    • 5+ years of experience in both Systems and Software Architecture with focus on developing products in AWS cloud environment
    • 10+ years of technical and development experience with building Enterprise products using programming languages – Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript
    • 5+ years of Relational Database and SQL development.
    • Experience with agile development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery processes and tools (Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Maven, GO, Artifactory etc.)
    • Experience with developing software in container-based technologies environment such as Docker, container schedulers like Swarm, Mesos/Marathon or Kubernetes
    • Experience in one or more open source software like Memcache, Redis, Elastic Search, Solr, etc.
    • Experience in JavaScript (jQuery/jQuery UI and jQuery-based plugins), CSS, HTML5, UI Frameworks such as Bootstrap is a plus
    • Proficient with working on Linux and Open Source software.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving and presentation skills.
    • Strong leadership skills and communication of technical issues to a wide audience, from engineers to executives.

    What Do We Offer?


    • Challenging problems to solve
    • Work that makes a difference in the world
    • Freedom to decide how to perform your work
    • Variety in the types of projects
    • Feedback so you will know how well you are doing
    • Collaborative, Supportive Colleagues


    Make HERE your destination, we are just getting started.  Apply now!


    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.



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